Posts Tagged ‘cities’

Artists of the moment…….Lily Balasanova and Sergei Kolevatykh

 

 

Lily Balasanova and Serge Klevtikh are an artist duo from Moscow, Russia renown for their mixed media works of heavily populated urban areas.

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Both of the artists studied together in college at the Moscow Academy of Textiles. Balasanova and Kolevatykh both earned M.F.A.s in 1984.

The duo also served as artists in residence in the Netherlands.

The duo have had works placed in private and corporate collections in Russian and United States.

Though the duo creates wonderful abstract works the designs and finished products of the this pair are remarkable. They touch several styles of art including Op Art, Pop Art, and Surrealism. Their urban landscapes even have a sculptural feel to them.

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Artist of the moment………Carlo Stanga

 

 

Carlo Stango is a contemporary artist renown for his illustrations of famous cities of the world.

Stango studied architecture in Milan at the Polytechnic Institute. Later he would also attend the Art and Design in Milan called the Scuola del Fumetto.

Stango is based out of Berlin, Germany and Milan, Italy. Two great cities that offer unlimited wonderful panoramic views of the city.

The artist has won many awards for his illustration skills.

 

In this clip two fans of the artist share some works with us:

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Stango reminds me a great deal of British artist Stephen Wiltshire. Both artists specialize in bird’s eye views of cities. Wiltshire in fact often rides in a helicopter to get ideas for his art.